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Approx. 7 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Understand how this coronavirus invades respiratory epithelial cells, grows in the nasal passages and spreads to alveoli to cause hypoxia.

  • Describe what makes this coronavirus so infectious, how it has spread quickly throughout the world and how best to stop its spread.

  • Recognize the clinical symptoms of COVID-19 disease and be able to diagnose this disease

  • List the recommended treatments for COVD-19, as well as the treatments under investigation

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Intermediate Level

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Approx. 7 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How SARS-CoV-2 Causes Disease in Humans and Spread Around the World

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
1. How SARS-CoV-2 Causes Disease (updated 5-20-20)7m
COVID-19 Epidemiology Part I (7-18-20)5m
COVID-19 Epidemiology Part II (7-18-20)10m
2 readings
A Review of SARS-CoV-2 genetics and pathogenesis30m
First description of the SARS-CoV-19 virus outbreak30m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the pathogenesis and epidemiology of COVID-1915m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

COVID-19 Symptoms and Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.

4 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 120 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
16 videos
Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19: Lab and Imaging tests6m
Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19: Course and Prognosis3m
Video - COVID-19 Treatment: Supportive Care7m
Covid-19 Treatment: Medications11m
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 treatment guidelines7m
COVID-19 Prevention: Part 19m
COVID-19 Prevention: Part 27m
Disinformation3m
PPE use Dr. Michael Edmond, University of Iowa8m
Video- Dr. Richard Wenzel discusses Epidemic Curves7m
COVID-19 Simulations of spread after Shelter-in-Place with Dr. Glenn Morris7m
Person to Person Spread of COVID-19 Dr. R. Wenzel9m
The efficacy of face masks and the danger of aerosols. Dr. R. Wenzel13m
Personal Guidelines for Preventing COVID-191m
Why should you wear a face mask?5m
2 readings
Campaign material YouTube Video Links to share on social media10m
Reading Clinical Characteristics, treatment and prevention1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the clinical characteristics, treatment and prevention of COVID-1930m

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